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Tsuchino Forrester Interview

Date: June 14, 2016
Location: Seattle, Washington
Videographer: Dana Hoshide
Densho ID: ddr-densho-1000-439
02:02:24
21 segments
Shin-Issei female. Born March 30, 1931 in Kasuga, Fukuoka, Japan. Grew up in Kasuga where parents ran a farm. Graduated from a girl's high school during the U.S. occupation of Japan. Met future husband, a U.S. serviceman, and immigrated to the United States as a "war bride."
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Born in Fukuoka, Japan (Japanese language) Segment 1 of 21 [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-1
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Description of family's farm (Japanese language) Segment 2 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-2
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Being insulated from the effects of the war (Japanese language) Segment 3 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-3
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Father's untimely passing during the war (Japanese language) Segment 4 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-4
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Hearing about the end of the war, rumors about American soldiers (Japanese language) Segment 5 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-5
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Little contact with American soldiers during the war and U.S. occupation (Japanese language) Segment 6 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-6
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Meeting future husband (Japanese language) Segment 7 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-7
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Future husband's persistence in asking to marry (Japanese language) Segment 8 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-8
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Opposition to marriage by the U.S. Air Force (Japanese language) Segment 9 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-9
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Family members' reactions to impending marriage (Japanese language) Segment 10 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-10
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Receiving a letter every day from future husband (Japanese language) Segment 11 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-11
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Reuniting with future husband (Japanese language) Segment 12 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-12
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Having a secret wedding ceremony (Japanese language) Segment 13 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-13
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Moving to Okinoerabu island and living independently while husband was in service (Japanese language) Segment 14 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-14
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Preparing to leave for the United States (Japanese language) Segment 15 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-15
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Arriving in the U.S. and meeting husband's family (Japanese language) Segment 16 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-16
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Thoughts on the difference between prewar and postwar immigrants from Japan (Japanese language) Segment 17 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-17
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Attempting to cook a Japanese meal in the U.S. (Japanese language) Segment 18 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-18
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Founding a group for Japanese war brides in the U.S. (Japanese language) Segment 19 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-19
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Joining the Nikkei International Marriage Society (Japanese language) Segment 20 of 21 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-20
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Interview location: Seattle, Washington Challenges faced as a new immigrant in the U.S. (Japanese language) Segment 21 of 21 [ Previous segment ] See this segment in the Densho Digital Repository at: https://ddr.densho.org/ddr-densho-1000-439-21
Topics: Japanese Americans, Oral history